Attorney Mark W. Davis

Attorney Mark Davis has practiced law as an advocate for victims of wrongdoing since 1984. During his career, he has successfully handled thousands of cases for clients throughout the country. The driving force behind Mark’s success has been his intense commitment to his clients. He has appeared as a lecturer at numerous seminars and other events teaching other attorneys about various areas of personal injury law. Mark’s areas of practice include defective drugs and medical devices, products liability, personal injury and worker’s compensation litigation.

Mark received his undergraduate degree in science from Delta State University in Cleveland, Mississippi. After graduation, Mark worked in a laboratory at a large food processing plant before returning to school. He received his law degree from the University of Mississippi in 1984. While he attended law school, Mark was a graduate lab instructor in the Department of Chemistry at Ole Miss.

Prior to establishing his current law practice, Mark spent four years with a large litigation law firm. He has been listed in Who’s Who in Practicing Attorneys and Outstanding Men of America. Mark was recognized by The National Law Journal as a Litigator of the Month in 2000, and was selected as one of the Top 100 Trial Lawyers by the American Trial Lawyers Association. He has also been recognized in Top 25 Mass Tort Lawyers, Best Attorneys of America and AAJ Leaders Forum.

Mark is actively involved in many civic activities. He has served on a local school board as its President. He is also a past president of the Board of Directors of a local tennis club. He has two children, Ashleigh and Autumn. Mark is an avid tennis player and enjoys golf and fishing. He attends church at Trinity Methodist in Gulfport, Mississippi.



  • Drug and Medical Device Litigation
  • Toxic Torts
  • Maritime Law
  • Workers’ Compensation
  • Product Liability
  • Personal Injury Law
  • Mississippi, 1984
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Mississippi (1984)
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of Mississippi (1984)
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, 5th Circuit (1984)
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, 2nd Circuit (2002)
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, 6th Circuit (2004)
  • University of Mississippi School of Law, Oxford, Mississippi, 1984 J.D.
  • Delta State University, 1980 – B.S. Major: General Science
  • Outstanding Young Men of America
  • Who’s Who in Practicing Attorneys
  • Who’s Who on the Gulf Coast
  • Top 25 Mass Tort Lawyers
  • Best Attorneys of America
  • Top 100 Trial Lawyers
  • American Association for Justice Leader's Forum
  • Litigator of the Month, The National Law Journal, 2000
  • Harrison County Bar Association Member
  • American Bar Association Member
  • Mississippi State Bar Member
  • Mississippi Trial Lawyers Association Member
  • The Association of Trial Lawyers of America Member
  • The National Trial Lawyers Association
  • Mass Tort Trial Lawyers Association
  • Class Action Trial Lawyers Association
  • Lecturer on Personal Injury and Workers’ Compensation
  • Certified Diver
  • University of Mississippi, Department of Chemistry, Graduate Instructor, 1982 – 1984
  • Hopkins, Logan, Vaughn & Anderson, Gulfport, MS (1984-1988)
  • Davis & Feder, Gulfport, MS (1988-2007)
  • Davis & Crump, P.C., Attorneys at Law (2007-present)
  • Beta
  • Phi Eta Sigma
  • Delta Theta Phi
  • Schultz v. Beasley, 465 So.2d 343 (Miss. 1985)
  • Smith vs. Industrial Constructors, 783 F. 2d 1249 (5th Cir. 1986)
  • Jackson vs. National Semi-Conductor Data Checker/DTS, Inc., 660 F. Supp. 65 (S.D. Miss. 1986)
  • Mergandahl vs. C.J. Gayfer & Co., 659 F. Supp. 351 (S.D. Miss. 1987)
  • Brown vs. The Hartford, 606 So. 2d 122 (Miss. 1992)
  • Overstreet v. George County School Dist., 741 So. 2d 965 (Miss. 1999)
  • Wolf v. Stanley Works, 757 So. 2d 316 (Miss. Ct. App. 2000)
  • In Re Estate of Johnson, 779 So. 2d 164 (Miss. Ct. App. 2000)
  • Smith v. Noble Drilling, 784 So. 2d 1003 (2001)
  • Ainsworth v. Capform, Inc., 784 So. 2d 1008 (2001)
  • In re Rezulin Products Liability Litigation, 168 F.Supp.2d 136 (S.D.N.Y. 2001)
  • Johnson v. GlaxoSmithKline, 214 F.R.D. 416 (S.D. Miss. 2002)
  • Congleton v. Shellfish Culture, Inc., 807 So.2d 492 (Miss. 2002)
  • In re Benjamin Moore & Co., 309 F.3d 296 (5th Cir. 2002)
  • In re Benjamin Moore & Co., 318 F.3d 626 (5th Cir. 2002)
  • Fields v. GMFS, LLC, W.L. 2349640 (S.D. Miss. 2006)
  • Nichols v. FNIS Flood Services, L.P., W.L. 2805154 (S.D. Miss. 2006)
  • Redmond v. Astrazeneca Pharmaceuticals, L.P., 492 F. Supp. 2d (S.D. Miss. 2007)
  • May v. Pulmosan Safety Equipment Corp., 948 So.2d 483 (Miss. 2007)
  • Defazio v. Chiquita Fresh North America, LLC., W.L. 2788732 (S.D. Miss. 2008)
  • In re Trasylol Products Liability Litigation, 709 F. Supp. 2d 1323 (S.D. Fla. 2010)
  • In re Trasylol Products Liability Litigation, 763 F.Supp.2d 1312 (S.D. Fla. 2010)
  • In re Hydroxycut Marketing and Sales Practices Litigation, 801 F.Supp.2d 993 (S.D. Cal. 2011)
  • In re Hydroxycut Marketing and Sales Practices Litigation, 810 F.Supp.2d 1100 (S.D. Cal. 2011)
  • In re CHANTIX (VARENICLINE) Products Liability Litigation, 881 F.Supp.2d 1333 (N.D. Ala. 2012)
  • In re C.R. BARD, INC., Pelvic Repair System Products Liability Litigation, 2013 WL 2949033 (S.D. W.V. June 14, 2013) (slip copy)
  • In re C.R. BARD, INC., Pelvic Repair System Products Liability Litigation, 2013 WL 3457545 (S.D. W.V. July 9, 2013.) (slip copy)
  • In re C.R. BARD, INC. Pelvic Repair System Products Liability Litigation, 2013 WL 6044415 (S.D. W.V. Nov. 13, 2013) (slip copy)

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